Kaduna : Again,Boko Haram kills Policeman

Gunmen suspected to be members of the dreaded Islamic sect Boko Haram Saturday evening Kaduna killed one man and one other along with daughter.An Eye witness said that the incident which took place at 5 Pm Kakuri area of the metropolis left residents scampering for safety.

A man who gave name as Sunday Abutu  said he was around the vicinity when the shooting took place, narrated that the man had gone to repair motor cycle (Okada) at a Mechanic workshop along Samaru Road close to Excel Universal when the gunmen arrived.

He said the men numbering about five pretended  as if to strike a conversation with man only for one of to push him down, overpower the policeman him and his gun.

“He was trying to get to his feet when one of carrying the gun started shooting him and killed him immediately”, he stated.

The other man was identified as the Mechanic on whose Shop the incident took place along with his daughter who was said to have food for his father.(mechanic).

During a visit our reporter to Gwamna Awwal General Hospital where the mechanic is receiving treatment a contingent of the Kaduna state elite force “Operation Yaki” numbering about 9 where seen patrolling the area, but refuse to comment on the issue.

The leader of the group who refused to give his name directed that the Hospital Public Relations
Officer was the only one that could comment on the issue.When contacted the Kaduna state police PRO Aminu lawan confirmed the incident, saying that “am confirming to you that the incident happened, we have commenced investigation the incident and we believe that the facts that we have started gathering would give us the clue we ”.

On the identity of the police man, Aminu said “yes he is a police man attached to our Mobile Unit along road Sabo,” but refused to give the name.

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